Programs for Seniors (50+)
The Senior Center is a place for adults age 50 or better. We offer a wide variety of classes, special events, day trips, fitness programs, card playing groups, social clubs and more! Everyone is welcome, so bring a friend with you! A few of the activities and programs include Tai Chi, Wii Bowling, Quilting, Billiards and much more. For a list of programs being offered please refer to your seasonal program brochure or download it by clicking the brochure image located in the left column of this page. To receive the Senior Center newsletter call 847-551-4307.
The Senior Center is located at 665 Barrington Ave. in Carpentersville. It is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm.
A few of the upcoming trips include:
Lion King – Cadillac Palace - Chicago, IL - January 6
Legends in Concert – Fireside Theatre – Ft. Atkinson, WI - January 21
Hairspray - Paramount Theatre - Aurora, IL - February 17
West Side Story - Paramount Theatre - Aurora, IL - March 23
Ho-Chunk Black River Falls (Overnight) - Black River Falls, WI - March 29-30
A Trip on the Wildside - Harley Davidson - Milwaukee, WI - April 8
Hazel - Drury Lane - Oak Brook, IL - April 14
Sister Act - Fireside Dinner Theatre - Ft. Atkinson, WI - April 20
Irving Berlin - The Royal George Theatre - Chicago, IL - April 28
Dreamgirls - Stage 773 - Chicago, IL - May 5
Mystery Trip - Just Like a Kid II - Various Locations - May 13
Lake Geneva Shopping & Ice Cream Social Tour aboard the Grand Belle -
Lake Geneva, WI - May 19
Evita - Marriott Theatre - Lincolnshire, IL - May 26
Depending on the timing of our Senior Center newsletter, trips listed in the seasonal brochure may not have availability. Please check with the Senior Center front desk staff for more information on these trips and availability. Call 847-551-4307.
Day Trip Refund Policy
Because we must finalize full payment six weeks prior to our event, the following procedures are always in place: If you must cancel your day trip, we will do our best to find a replacement. When a replacement is found, our Park District will issue a full refund. If we do not find a replacement, we are unable to refund your money. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding.
A fun sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for
experienced players. Equipment provided; must wear athletic shoes.
Open Gym Dates
|50+||October 19-May 16**||M/10:00 am-12:00 pm||$5 per person*||Rakow Center|
|50+||October 20-May 17**||Tu/12:00-2:00 pm||$5 per person*||Rakow Center|
*FREE for Fitness Center Members
**No Pickleball open gym 11/23, 11/24, 11/27, 12/22, 12/25, 12/29, 1/1, 1/15, 1/18 , 2/15, 2/26, 3/28 , 4/1
Pickleball 10 Session Punch Pass
Continuous Monthly Programs
An Afternoon at the Movies
Fourth Friday of the month at 12:30 pm. Check with the front desk for the movie title.
Senior Center Bingo
First and third Friday each month from 12:30-2:30 pm, and the last Wednesday of each month from 9:00-11:30 am.
Second Friday of the month at 9:00 am. Wii & Wii Tournaments Wii is offered on a weekly basis. Please check with the Senior Center front desk for dates and times.